Manager, Events Production and Strategy


Job Description

Manager, Events Production and Strategy

About Kearney

As one of the original firms, we’ve never lost sight of the fact that consulting is a people business. A global partnership in more than 40 countries, our people make us who we are. We’re individuals with different passions and strengths who take as much joy in the work we do as from those we work with.

About the Role

Kearney, a global management consulting firm, is looking for a self-driven and highly motivated individual to join their Marketing team as a Marketing Event Manager. This role is integral to the team, will have great exposure to many projects, practices, and leadership, and offers a great opportunity to grow and develop marketing, communication, event planning, and digital skills.

This role is on a passionate team with a startup mentality. We work with consultants to surprise and delight clients with original ideas, campaigns, and events. Past work includes producing and promoting global content campaigns, launching podcasts, supporting client gatherings, and executing a global rebrand centering around the work, words, and photos of our employees and alumni.

This role works collaboratively with our in house creative, digital marketing, alumni, events, and communications teams.

Job responsibilities:

  • Develop event concept & procedure
    • Large-scale internal meetings to support employee engagement and connection-  i.e. Americas All-Hands meeting, Practice meetings, etc.
    • Large-scale external meetings to support client development with executive leaders – e.g. CXO roundtables, Client experience dinners
    • Virtual events for internal and external audiences
    • Manage relationships with third party vendors
  • Regional event strategy & analysis
    • Bring corporate messaging to life through live, virtual, and hybrid events – working closely with global internal communications team i.e. Global Town Hall, America All-Hands meetings, etc. Ensure employee meetings are engaging, interactive, informative, and inspiring
  • Additional marketing team support
    •  Provide additional support to Americas marketing leads on a project-to-project basis
    •  Participate boldly in team meetings and brainstorms  



Experience and Education

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business, marketing, advertising, communication, event planning and/or public relations
  • 5-7 years of organizational experience, preferably in marketing communications, communications or media relations function, corporate communication
  • Experience in building rapport with press/media representatives and having ready-made media relationships
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, PPT, Excel), WebEx, social media, and online marketing campaign tools 
  • Experience with CRM systems and e-marketing platforms (InterAction and / or Vuture a plus) 
  • Experience in managing events (corporate event management experience is a plus)
  • Experience in handling social media platforms and tools, e.g., analytical information and functions is a plus
  • Experience working and collaborating virtually, including with colleagues from other cultures and time-zones preferable
  • Experience working with marketing services teams, whether in-house or agency
  • Good entrepreneurship (self-motivated, driven, able to work independently)
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple, high-detail, deadline-sensitive projects
  • Solid writing and editing skills
  • Effective collaborator, clear and concise communicator
  • Willingness to learn and develop fluency in new online platforms   
  • Exceptional customer service skills and professional demeanor


Equal Employment Opportunity and Non-Discrimination

Kearney prides itself on providing a culture that allows employees to bring their best selves to work every day. Our people can feel comfortable, confident, and joyful to do great things for our firm, our colleagues, and our clients. Kearney aims to build diverse capabilities to help our clients solve their most mission critical problems.

Kearney is committed to building a diverse, unbiased and inclusive workforce. Kearney is an equal opportunity employer; we recruit, hire, train, promote, develop, and provide other conditions of employment without regard to a person’s gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, disability, marital status, pregnancy status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other differences consistent with applicable laws. This includes providing reasonable accommodation for disabilities, or religious beliefs and practices. Members of communities historically underrepresented in consulting are encouraged to apply.

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